A bamboo massage is the use of hollow organically treated bamboo canes that are warmed or used at room temperature in general massage. They are used as a tool in all modalities of massage. The treatment is currently gaining popularity in spas and salons and with massage and beauty therapists. They can be used as a treatment in their own right or in conjunction with hot stones. It is an ancient therapy. Bamboo cupping jars were used in Traditional Chinese medicine.